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you can take a look at these cars frost all over them. we're in san anselmo where these freezing temperatures are expected to last until 8:00 this morning. some of last night's overnight temperatures were the coldest we have seen since january. temperatures where we are are expected to reach freezing or below and it's not just here in the north bay. last night it reached 39 degrees in pleasanton. and neighbors there definitely felt the chill in the air. >> we have layers on most of the kids i think three layers on both of them, socks under the sleepers so we're good to go. >> reporter: the freezing temperatures won't be here long. we are expected to warm back up and as liz mentioned bring a little rain and that makes state water managers happy since july 132% more rain than normal in san francisco. oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer, 7" more than last year. looking live at this car covered in frost. as for these cold temperatures, if you are here in the north bay, get ready for the chilly
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morning commute. i can actually see my breath. probably doesn't translate on air. it is cold and freeze warnings will be in effect until 8:00 this morning. we are live in san anselmo, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> it is cold. >> not impressed. >> i know. but you know what? i thought gianna that moving from colorado i would be done with ice scrapers. >> no. there are times you need it here in california but i don't think it gets as cold as california. so there is good news there. we have a couple of things brewing here. ben lomond highway 9 at glen arbor. not a lot of details for this trouble spot but lots of activity a tree down wires also down in the roadway they have completely shut down highway 9 at glen arbor through there. they are saying now that noon is the eta when they should be reopened so highway 9 ben lomond in the santa cruz county area. so avoid the area if you can in morning because of that.
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elsewhere we don't have any accidents to report otherwise. westbound 580 looking good through the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. only a 14-minute ride no delays on 680 just yet. also highway 4 we have some early-morning roadwork westbound and eastbound a full freeway closure at one point but everything is in the green now so traffic free-flowing both directions. you might see some on- and off- ramps through the area. westbound 237 through milpitas not bad so far, so good and easy 6 to 8 minutes between 880 and 101. 880 looks good. we have roadwork northbound, southbound near fruitvale and embarcadero but this morning things are quiet along 880 northbound no delays near the coliseum southbound looks good as well and if you are going across the golden gate bridge so far, so good no delays into san francisco. and let's get a live look right now at some of our other bay area bridges. the san mateo bridge a nice start to your drive this morning. 14 minutes to go between 880 and 101. know delays there looking good across the peninsula. if you have a flight to catch
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at sfo you're free-flowing along 101 and over on the bay bridge traffic also light at the bay bridge. metering lights are off no delays up the incline. we have roadwork at 7:00 on the lower deck of the bay bridge but typically doesn't cause too many problems past that section where the caltrans is. that's a look at your morning drive. back to you. >> thank you. this morning, classes will resume for students at san jose city college less than 24 hours after a lockdown. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed the campus yesterday after a caller reported seeing a gunman. heavily armed police officers searched the campus room by room during the three-hour lockdown. the 911 call came in yesterday afternoon. the caller reported seeing a male possibly armed with a gun at the tech center building. students and faculty were slowly released from classrooms as officers searched the entire five-story building. for many on campus of course it
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was a disturbing ordeal. >> we definitely barricaded down, sat there hushed our voices got away from the windows made sure we weren't near where anybody can look in. and we were worried. we were afraid. >> well, when all was said and done police were unable to find any indication that a gunman was on campus. but officers did say that they did a thorough search for the sake of caution. more people are coming forward talking about previous interactions with connecticut gunman adam lanza. workers at a newtown hair salon with lanza and his mother were regular customers say they never heard him speak. they say nancy lanza would give her son directions about what to do and where to go. meanwhile, investigators are still not clear what motivated adam lanza to open fire at an elementary school on friday. marlie hall has more from newtown. reporter: good morning, michelle. several parents here in newtown, connecticut continue to face the unthinkable burying
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their children. five funerals are scheduled for today and people are still reeling. hundreds gathered for memorial service to remember sandy hook elementary principal dawn hochsprung. she died trying to stop the shooter after he broke into the school. >> you don't have to know her. you just have to know what she did is an act of selflessness and that touches humanity. >> reporter: hochsprung's funeral is just one of five that will be held today. tuesday saw two more children laid to rest. 6-year-old james mattioli loved sports and math. his family called him a numbers guy. and jessica rekos loved horses. she wanted a cowgirl hat for christmas. yesterday was a day of mixed emotions for many parents and students as school reopened in newtown for everyone except the kids who attend sandy hook elementary. >> so, like, surreal. >> reporter: there were some who stayed away. >> my neighbor up the street, her kid didn't come back. >> reporter: but there was also this: smiles from children who
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appeared to be happy to be going back to school. the tragedy here has reopened a debate on what kind of guns should be allowed in society, with many now taking a new look at the issue. there's a groundswell of support in washington, d.c. to look at new laws that would ban magazines that hold dozens of bullets at a time even from pro gun legislators. >> i go hunting. i never put more than three shells in my clip. it holds five. >> reporter: even the national rifle association chimed in to say, "the nra is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to make sure this never happens again." >> reporter: white house spokesman jay carney says the president is actively supporting a bill to reinstate the assault weapons ban, which expired in 2004. michelle? >> marlie, you were talking about kids going back to school and it was a day of mixed emotion. tell me what the mood is like after that. i'm sure it's really hard for parents to send their kids back
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to school but the community seems to be taking steps forward. >> reporter: well, understandably, people are still devastated although resuming classes restored some sense of routine, people -- it was still not a typical day. students went back to school with security. parents, students and teachers still grief-stricken and not much work was done because they were talking about the tragic events that took place on friday. >> no kidding. and any word yet on when the sandy hook elementary students when they are going to return to school? >> reporter: well, the latest report is that they will return after the winter break but not back to sandy hook. they will be attending a school in nearby monroe the chalk hill school, which is being prepared for their arrival. >> okay. marlie hall live in connecticut, thank you. the search for a motive behind the shootings is proving to be difficult.
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investigators hoped a computer and hard drive recovered at gunman adam lanza's home would shed some light on the reason for the massacre, but the 20- year-old deliberately smashed his electronic devices into so many small pieces the fbi lab is unable to retrieve anything from the hard drive. investigators will continue to search through lanza's cell phone and credit card records. thoughts of the connecticut shooting victims still on the minds of people in the bay area, of course. yesterday evening families and educators in the pleasanton unified school district held a candlelight vigil. photos of the 26 victims were displayed on a tree at amaral park. pleasanton school officials say it's a sad reminder of the importance of their jobs. >> just always looking at procedures and practices and always thinking about what else we could do to improve. >> letters, pictures and donations from pleasanton will be sent to newtown this week. the san jose sikh temple has a candlelight vigil planned for 6:30 tonight. belmont police are looking
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for a suspect in a bank robbery. surveillance video captured a man robbing a u.s. bank on ralston avenue yesterday. the man between the ages of 25 and 35 approached the teller, demanding cash. the employee complied and the suspect ended up leaving. witnesses saw a silver sedan speeding near the bank but officers haven't determined if that car belonged to the suspect. registered nurses plan to picket 21 kaiser permanente hospitals in northern california today. they are trying to draw attention to what they call inadequate staffing. kaiser officials deny that. the picket lines are scheduled from two to 6:00 this afternoon. berkeley councilmembers took up the "no drone" zone issue last night. drones are unmanned aircraft used by the government to watch over u.s. ports and borders. the fbi and a dozen police and sheriff's departments have them. critics say the drones are an invasion of privacy. the council decided to send the
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issue back for a review. they will revisit the matter next year. time now 10 minutes after 5:00. who is to blame for the benghazi attack? the scathing new report just released. >> and how about a plan c? what democrats are saying about speaker john boehner as latest "fiscal cliff" offer. >> and it's become a worldwide hit. how this gangnam style spoof is helping to raise money for a good cause. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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british troops in afghanist are joining in the gangnam craze. soldiers from 21 engr regiment released this vide- "afghan style"-- a spoof of an rapper psy' british troops in afghanistan are joining in the gangnam craze. soldiers from 21 engineer regiment released this video calling it afghan style a spoof of course of the south korean rapper hit song. they plan to use the video it raise money for a mountain rescue team in england. >> i'm looking for my nephew. he is in afghanistan. >> oh, yeah. do you see him? >> i better not. >> i have a question. can you dance like that? >> i look like a helicopter
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trying to land in pudding when i dance. >> i don't know. gianna, do you have that image in your head? a helicopter trying to land in pudding. >> i think we make that our goal this week before frank comes back to make brian do the gangnam dance. >> maybe friday. [ laughter ] let's jump to the roads right now. we have a closure to report. ben lomond highway 9 at glen arbor due to a downed tree and power lines in the roadway. they are saying now at least noon until highway 9 will reopen. again, so closed in both directions at glen arbor. noon until lanes reopen. avoid the area. use an alternate to work your way around that mess. no delays along 280, 101 looks good northbound through san jose. guadalupe parkway checking in with no delays. in fact our travel times showing lots of green so lots of good news know north 101/280. altamont pass 14 minutes to 680. 680 looking good both directions no delays as you
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work your way into walnut creek. also if you are headed through antioch so far, so good. some slight brake lights on the westbound side. we had a full freeway closure this morning but that's wrapped up so traffic is okay in both directions as of right now. westbound 237 a live look here through conditions in milpitas. so far no delays this morning. smooth sailing as you work your way through there. also coming off the eastshore freeway traffic looks good as you work your way toward the bay bridge, no delays. also at the bay bridge metering lights are off clear up the incline and heading into san francisco no delays along central freeway. also north 880 a nice ride so far if you are heading out of oakland towards the maze. lower that through hayward and fremont. 880 looks good into the south bay same for the golden gate bridge no delays out of marin county. here's a look at your travel times along the peninsula. is over so good on 101.
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>> told temperatures, this is actually could be one of the coldest days of the year. 37 at the coast, 28 the average low inland. so very cold there and we do have a number of frost advisories freeze warnings for the north bay. so you get the drill. it's going to be chilly outside as you're about to head outside this afternoon. low to mid-50s. we'll see sunshine so a similar story to what we saw yesterday. definitely jacket weather. but it is staying dry at least for today. temperatures outside right now and this is where we see all those freeze warnings and in fact for parts of the north bay so only 28 in napa 29 in santa rosa. but even some of our east bay valleys look at livermore below freezing right now. it is a little warmer in parts of oakland, san francisco coming in, in the low 40s. so this is what's going on.
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that high pressure is a weak ridge today. but it's going to bring us cold temperatures dry weather until tomorrow evening. we're watching this low coming in from the gulf of alaska and it looks like it's slightly a slow mover so now we're thinking thursday evening is when the first rain showers are going to hit and then it actually looks pretty unsettled straight through the weekend. pinpoint forecast for your highs for later on today, once again a lot of 50s. 55 in oakland. 52 in san francisco. mid-50s along the peninsula there in redwood city and about 54 degrees by later on this afternoon in san jose. so we have one more really cold day and then we slightly warm up for thursday. but then once again the rain returns after nightfall and then friday, saturday, sunday, things continue to look unsettled until christmas eve. christmas day. for right now, looks dry for the start of next week. that's a check of your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. back to you guys. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1... and liftoff!
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>> well, it's the only way we can get an american into space now is to rely on the russians. a russian made spacecraft blasted off into space carrying a three-man crew including an american astronaut. today's launch made history with chris hatfield becoming the first canadian to command the international space station. the three men aboard the soyuz rocket are scheduled to reach the space station friday. >> reaction is expected from capitol hill this morning on a just released report about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the report says grossly inadequate security due to management failure is to blame. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. the report says there was no protest before the ambush. that's part of the unclassified report of the findings. the rest of the information is
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only for those with high level clearance. >> it's going up to senate and house assigned reading rooms like they always do with classified information. >> the report acknowledged the siege was unanticipated and no discipline action will be taken. bain capitalhouse speaker john boehner wants a house vote on his plan to avoid the "fiscal cliff." it would raise taxes on everybody making more than a million dollars a year while cutting spending to benefit programs like medicare. democratic leaders have already rejected that idea. >> we do not have a balanced plan when the president's call for $1.3 trillion in revenue and only willing to put a $850 billion worth of cuts over 10 years. >> president obama has been firm about higher taxes for everybody making a quarter million dollars a more but now appears willing to raise that cutoff point to $400,000. more troubles for toyota.
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the japanese automaker has been hit with a record $17 million fine for failing to report a safety defect. the issue led to sticking gas pedals and a recall. the law says a carmaker must tell the government within five days of learning of a safety defect. it's 5:20 right now. holding off the hornets? golden state takes on new orleans in oakland last night. >> plus no fowls. the pigeons that became a surprise star of the oakland raiders game on sunday. >> and we are already talking about the weekend. and if you are planning a trip out of town heading towards the sierra, you will need to pack your chains because snow is likely over at heavenly this weekend good skiing conditions once the snow comes down expecting an inch of new snow. northstar 6" of snow likely. snow base of 18 to 64 inches of packed powder at squaw, 2" of snow likely saturday and sunday. we'll have much more, a look at your seven-day forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back. the chill is on. freeze warnings are up. we are down another 10 degrees compared to yesterday morning. look at oakland. it just dropped to 38 degrees. how low will we go? we'll tell you coming up. >> an update on this trouble spot along highway 9. chp is now alternating one-way traffic
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controls through there highway 9 at glen arbor due it a downed tree and power lines in the roadway. we'll have details in a few minutes. >> thank you. warriors get a hero's welcome home at the -- how am i doing so far? >> doing well. >> thank you. it was at oracle last night. >> it was the first home game in 15 days. they took on the new orleans hornets. david lee with some impressive numbers. 26 points and nine rebounds. pretty good. but the struggling hornets didn't give up so easily. the game was tied at 92 in the 4th. but the warriors shook them off and won 103-96. >> and the play of the day from colorado! the denver nuggets andre miller with a pass to mr. gallinari for the alley-oop! watch. >> hello. >> the nuggets went on to beat the spurs 112-106. and you can check the newest member of the raider nation. >> during the 2nd quarter of sunday's raiders chiefs game in oakland a pidgeon casually wandered around the field for
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about 7 minutes. [ laughter ] >> more than 7 minutes. some players tried to shoo it away and moore almost stomped on it during the play. don't want to do that. but eventually groundskeepers scooped it up in a bucket. poor bird. >> look at the telestrator to point out the pidgeon! [ laughter ] >> no word if the raiders will be pursuing the pidgeon before the draft deadline. >> it was more interesting than the game i guess. 26 minutes after 5:00. as we have said, it is downright freezing. the bay area cities dipping into the 20s this morning. >> happening now, hundreds of people brave the bitter cold for something many of us take for granted. the massive effort to bring holiday cheer to the less fortunate. >> a lot of questions this morning after a fire in a storage unit. a body is found inside. we're live in campbell next. >> and the emotional farewell planned today for two heroes of the sandy hook shooting. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald breaking news in the south bay. firefighters find a body in a storage unit. the investigation right now in campbell. >> temperatures have dipped into the 20s. we'll tell you where the freeze warnings are posted so far this morning. >> and i'll have an update on that trouble spot along highway 9 plus brake lights along 580. >> good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, december 19. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank has the week off. time now is 5:30. and there is breaking news this morning out of campbell. firefighters have found a body at the scene of a fire. anne makovec has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: a lot of questions right now. i'm in campbell and you can see
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the storm unit there behind me. the fire department was called here at about 1 a.m. after somebody reported smoke coming from that storage unit. when firefighters got here, they found a body inside. now, they are not calling this a murder investigation. they say they don't know how the person died. the coroner removed the body and will try to figure out what happened here at this small apartment complex in campbell. the police department is here and the arson squad will be reporting soon this morningas well, and get a little more information as far as the damage to the storage unit, not significant. it looks like structurally the storage unit is fine. they are taking the stuff out and trying to find more clues into how this person died. anne makovec, cbs 5. a developing story we have been following out of siskiyou
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county near the oregon border. northbound interstate five remains closed after a 64-car pile-up last night. the series of crashes started around 6:30 late on tuesday. the pile-up stretched for a mile along the northbound side of the freeway between yreka and the state border. at least 7 people suffered minor to moderate injuries and were taken to area hospitals. black ice is blamed for the accident. right here in the bay area we are feeling the freeze. >> the big chill hit. it's the coldest it's been since january. we have the latest on the weather from elizabeth. >> it's cold. we are going to get a firsthand account in a minute but you will notice it's dipped to the 20s in a lot of spots. freeze warning in effect for the north bay. frost advisories for the east and south bay valleys. and all along the bay you will notice these reds and blues. those are super cold spots.
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livermore below freezing. it is going to be a little warmer along the bay. let's see, 41 in san francisco but it has dipped to about 38 in oakland. just a couple of degrees more in the last couple of minutes. right now these are your highs for later on this afternoon. we are seeing a lot of low it mid-50s. we won't budge much more than that. we're watching a low pressure system and it's going to bring rain by tomorrow evening and check that out. it looks like like things will remain unsettled through saturday, sunday, continuing into the weekend until we dry out in time for christmas eve. all about these cold temperatures cate caugiran is out in the cold every morning, does it feel any different this morning than any other day? >> i think it's colder definitely this morning and, of course, as we mentioned this is a day i bring one glove to work so that doesn't help. but i want to show you how cold it is in san anselmo. we have cars completely covered
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in frost and we want to make note we are about a week away from the official start to winters but looks like the weather is kick-starting early. according to the national weather service, and as liz mentioned, there is a cold front moving through the bay area. some of last night's overnight temperatures we have had are the coldest we have had since january and temperatures here in the north bay are expected to reach the freezing point or below. last night people were bundled up in the east bay where it reached 39 degrees in pleasanton. >> we have layers on most of the kids i think three layers on both of them, socks under the sleepers so we're good to go. >> reporter: we'll warm things up over the next few nights but soon you will have to swap the winter coat for a rain jacket. rain is coming back. since july 132% more rain than normal has fallen in san francisco. oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer and that's 7" more than last year. as for the cold temperatures, back here live in san anselmo, someone will have to use an ice
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scraper and i remember michelle was mentioning that she actually had given up all of hers since she moved here from colorado. i say now use cd cases. that could be your alternative. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> that's a good idea. cd cases. but do we even have those anymore? >> to scrape ice, yes, absolutely. hey, gianna. >> i would have nothing to scrape ice off my windshield. no cd cases, nothing. unless my ipod would work. i don't know. let's jump to the roads. i have better news on the situation in ben lomond now. chp doing one-way traffic control along highway 9 at glen arbor. at one point it was completely shut in both directions but again they are trying to do at least one-way traffic control to get a few cars through there. this is due to a downed tree and downed power lines in the road. avoid the area either way if you can. if you don't have it take highway 9, probably your best bet this morning. taking a look at 280 now, northbound through downtown san jose a nice ride now. we are seeing lots of green on the roads otherwise so easy as you work your way along 101
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through san jose, as well. that's a look at your morning ride. back to you guys. >> all right, thanks, gianna. final exams are set to resume this morning at san jose city college after a campus lockdown. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed the campus yesterday after a caller reported seeing a gunman. heavily armed police officers searched the campus room by room during a three-hour lockdown. the 911 call came in yesterday afternoon and the caller reported seeing a male possibly armed with a gun at the tech center building. students and faculty were slowly released from classrooms as officers searched the entire five-story building. >> we definitely barricaded down, sat there hushed our voices got away from the windows made sure we weren't near where anybody could look in. >> we were afraid. >> no gunman was on campus but police searched to be safe.
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>> more funerals for the victims of connecticut and more details emerging and more details are released workers at a newtown hair salon where lanza and his mother were customers never heard him speak. they say nancy lanza would give her son directions about what to do ard where to go. investigators don't know why he opened fire on an elementary school on friday. marlie hall has more from newtown. >> reporter: hundreds gathered for a member service to remember sandy hook elementary school principal dawn hochsprung. she died after he broke into the school. >> you don't have to know her. what she did
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, it's just an act of selflessness and that touches humanity. >> reporter: hochsprung's funeral is just one of five that will be held today. tuesday saw two more children laid to rest. 6-year-old james mattioli loved sports and math. his family called him a numbers guy. and jessica rekos loved horses. she wanted a cowgirl hat for christmas. yesterday was a day of mixed emotions for many parents and students as school reopened in newtown for everyone except the kids who attend sandy hook elementary. >> so, like, surreal. >> reporter: there were some who stayed away. >> my neighbor up the street, her kid didn't come back. >> reporter: but there was also this: smiles from children who appeared to be happy to be going back to school. the tragedy here has reopened a debate on what kind of guns should be allowed in society, with many now taking a new look at the issue. there's a groundswell of support in washington, d.c. to look at new laws that would ban magazines that hold dozens of bullets at a time even from pro gun legislators. >> i go hunting. i never put more than three shells in my clip. it holds five. >> reporter: even the national rifle association chimed in to say, "the nra is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to make sure this never happens again." marlie hall for cbs news, newtown, connecticut.
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>> the n -- the nra will hold a major news conference on friday. president obama will actively support a bill to reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 and at 7 a.m., california senator barbara boxer is holding a news conference to discuss new legislation she is introducing to strengthen security at schools. just days after the deadly shooting in connecticut an 11- year-old utah boy is facing charges after bringing a .22- caliber handgun to school. the sixth grader says he brought the gun to protect himself from a newtown-style attack. no one was injured in the incident but the boy is accused of waving the gun at three classmates during recess. the boy was booked into a juvenile detention center and has been charged with possession of a deadly weapon. san francisco police say that they have found the money to cover the cost of the successful gun buy-back program that they held last weekend. after collecting 125 guns, the
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omega boys club had to hand out ious promising money. they still owe people $31,000. the chief of police says a benefactor has stepped forward to foot the bill. >> 'tis the season to give and the glide foundation along with gap, inc., is doing just that. this is a live look right now at the grocery bag giveaway about to kick off in san francisco. you can see that several people there are lined up. about 5500 free bags full of food will be handed out to families. it started at 7:30 and goes to noon. yesterday glide and old navy threw a shopping spree for children 4 to 12 years old. they went to the old navy flagship store in san francisco. more than 100 children were given a $100 gift card to shop. mark zuckerberg gives back his huge donation to a bay area charity. >> and a little girl who will
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probably end up on sand's naughty list. -- santa's naughty list. how neighbors caught her in the act of stealing holiday packages. ,,
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train. [train whistle blows] wishing you happy holidays. getting coal for christmas. neighbors say the eight-yead has been stealing holiday packages from their doorste and one little florida girl may be getting coal for christmas
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and this is why. neighbors say the 8-year-old has been stealing holiday packages from their doorsteps and they have the video to prove it. the box is almost as big as her. residents in one florida neighborhood set up a sting after they noticed several packages missing. police say the packages included barbie dolls and children's makeup. my question, how is she hiding that from the parents? >> and why were the packages just sitting on the pourch? general motors is spending $5.5 billion to buy back 200 million stock shares from the federal government. the government plans to sell its remaining stake in the next 12 to 15 months. the shares were bought as part of the fed's nearly $50 billion bailout of gm four years ago that saved it from collapsing. stock futures are up this morning lending hope to a third straight day of gains on wall street. >> erica ferrari of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us now with more from the business world. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. more hope over the "fiscal cliff" negotiations fueled
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another strong day on wall street. the dow climbed 115 points, nasdaq up 44. signs of stimulus action from the bank of japan sent asian markets higher, tokyo's nikkei surged 2.5%. hong kong's hang seng added half a percent. and although the president and house speaker john boehner have made headway on budget negotiations, boehner says he is going forward with the plan that is separate from the deal he is working on with the president. the white house and democratic lawmakers have already rejected boehner's plan b to stepped low tax rates to all americans except those who make a million dollars or more a year. the house will vote on the alternate plan thursday. swiss bank ubs admits to fraud and agrees to pay more than $1 billion in fines. the settlement comes after an investigation found ubs bankers engaged in rigging the liber rate. instagram backing off its policy to use photos in
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advertisements after a backlash from users and privacy advocates. despite that, the cofounder says the service was created to eventually make money and it will experiment with various forms of advertising. back to you. >> erica, we wanted to ask you about mark zuckerberg and his fairly substantial opening of his wallet. tell us about that. >> reporter: zuckerberg is donating close to $500 million in stock to charity. the 18 million facebook shares will go toward the silicon valley community foundation a charity that focuses on health and education issues. thank you, erica ferrari from cbsmoneywatch.com. new this morning, "time" magazine has announced its person of the year award and it goes to president obama. here's a look at the cover. among the eight finalists, were yahoo's ceo and tim cook. he beat out bill and hillary clinton for the top honor. there is the cover.
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>> congratulations to him. 5:46 right now. the music is starting. >> i know. >> time for drama! [ laughter ] >> that's right. weather is cold. that's what our big story is today. look at this. they actually continue to drop here as we get closer to sunrise. we have bay temperatures now coming in at 38 degrees on average. but well below freezing in some our inland spots so yeah, very cold there. in fact we actually have freeze advisories in effect out in the north bay, frost advisories out in the east and south bay valleys. this afternoon temperatures will be cool. only getting into the low to mid-50s. we are not going to warm up much more than that. so kind of a similar story to yesterday but we are staying dry for now. then things are changing that way, as well. but in the meantime, temperatures out the door, these are really chilly spots! 27 in fairfield. 29 right now in napa.
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and santa rosa. oakland 3. even some east bay valleys livermore below freezing. so we are watching this weak high today bringing us these cold temperatures and then rain a low pressure system coming in from the gulf of alaska. should be set up to hit bay area by tomorrow evening. so it's kind of a slower mover so it should bring rain after nightfall tomorrow to the morning commute on thursday. heading out clear, cold, high, 52. no cloud cover to keep us warm this morning. houston cloudy, 77. a lot of rain and snow out in denver, 23 degrees there. chicago and new york partly to mostly cloudy skies. pinch point forecast a whole lot of 50s around the bay area 53 in concord. mid-50s by the afternoon in oakland. 52 in san francisco. more sunshine and things change or thursday. more clouds roll in because of
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the low pressure system we just showed you. things unsettled through the weekend. monday and tuesday in time for christmas, it looks like we dry out. that's a check of your weather and seven-day forecast. for more on traffic, here's gianna. >> let's enjoy these dry roads, as well. starting to see a backup at the bay bridge. no metering lights slow in the cash lanes. fastrak users though seem to be moving okay through the bay bridge. jumping to our maps right now checking our eastshore freeway commute to the bay bridge toll plaza clocking at nice speeds 6555 miles per hour westbound 80 not too bad. traffic moving nicely there at 65, 55 miles an hour. no delays approaching the bridge. trouble spot in ben lomond, highway 9 chosed at glen arbor.
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chp is doing traffic control so some cars are getting through. they recommend you avoid the area. there is a downed tree and downed power lines in the road. they are saying noon until all of this completely clears out of the roadway. slow through antioch. we have roadwork on the eastbound side but that's been wrapped up. and it looks like the altamont pass starting to see delays, as well. westbound 580 slow and go 20 minutes as you work your way from the altamont pass to 680. and looks like the golden gate bridge one of our nice spots no delays out of marin county and easy 14-minute ride south 101580 to the golden gate bridge toll plaza. no troubles once you hit san francisco. now, if you are heading to sfo this morning, so far, so good north 101 not showing any delays. 92 to the 80 split. in fact that will take you only 19 minutes 280 also clear along the peninsula and not seeing any delays along 92, the san mateo bridge also checking in problem-free this morning. that's a look at your morning drive. back to you guys. >> thank you. a small plane flying from santa barbara to mammoth lakes is missing.
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the plane went off radar as it flew over the north dome area of yosemite national park on monday. searchers have been limited due to bad weather. the air force is assisting in the search. the family of the pilot says he was the only person on the plane. a public memorial for mexican-american pop star jenni rivera will be held today in los angeles. it will take place this morning at universal city-walk a private burial to be held separately. she died earlier this month after her learjet crashed in northern mexico. six others were also killed. time now is 5:51. blasting off into space. the latest mission to the international space station. >> and hungry hungry sharks. beach-goers get an up-close look at the feeding frenzy.
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clear and cold this morning. check the temperatures. a lot of spots dipping below freezing especially in the north bay an east bay valleys. when does the rain return? a look at your seven-day forecast coming up. >> and the cars are piling up at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see a bit of a backup there. mostly in those cash lanes. fastrak users though moving along. also reports of a new accident on 580. traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 and liftoff. >> a russian-made spacecraft blasted off into space about two hours ago carrying a three- man crew including american
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astronaut. today's launch made history with astronaut chris hatfield becoming the first canadian to command the international space station. the three men aboard the soyuz rocket are scheduled to reach the space station on friday. a remarkable scene off the west australian coast. local beaches head-to be closed as more than a -- had to be closed as more than a dozen tiger sharks circled meeters from shore. the frenzy attracted curious onlookers. witnesses saw up to 16 tiger sharks feeding off of a dolphin carcass. the sharks range in size from about one to three meters. nice. >> the library of congress added 25 new titles to the national film registry. among the new additions, a christmas story, the matrix, breakfast at tiffany's, dirty harry and animate any anatomy of a murder.
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>> best picture going my way with bing crosby, it was actually really good film and especially with what's happened this week, it was so refreshing. >> i'm going to have to check it out. going my way. you have to put on your 1944 film filter and go, this is an old film but nevertheless, it was pretty sweet. >> all right. i'll have to check it out. 5:55 right now. in the next half hour, crank up the heat. we're talking freezing temperatures this morning. >> that's right. bundle up, bay area. a cold front is making its way through the bay area bringing frost advisories and freeze warnings but the question, how long will it last? we'll tell you after the break. firefighters report to an overnight fire and find a body inside a storage unit. we'll tell you what we know next. >> and s.w.a.t. officers storm san jose city college afternoon reports of a gunman. now that the lockout is lifted, how did the school respond? next. ,,,,,, [ laughter ]
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. arson investigators are now at the scene of a fire where a body was found inside a storage unit. we are live in campbell with the latest. >> and reports of a gunman sends san jose city into lockdown. classes resume today. >> freeze warnings are posted today temperatures below freezing in a lot of spots. we'll tell you where coming up. >> new reuters of an accident what it means for your morning commute in minutes. i'm brian hackney. >> i'm michelle griego. time is 6:00. we are following breaking news this morning out of campbell. >> firefighters have found a body at the scene